Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... diversity of styles and sizes. - There are some immense structures that resemble ancient Hindu temples, some that look like pyramids or fairytale castles, some are snow white, and some look like an English country manor house with a mini buddist temple/gazebo perched on the top.
The next day we hire a car (didn't fancy the free push bikes - its well over 90 today) and take a tour of the largest, the tallest and the strangest of the temples. Unfortunately ...
... terrible! and he wanted 1000k for them the cheek! His cheek paid off as Bryan gave him 1000k and he went off happy. Problem is he has probably gone off to do some more now thinking he is a great drawer. I hope he is learning something better than that at school as he won't get away with it when he isn't so little anymore :-)
We had had the most wonderful day but we were really tired by now (and skint!) so we went to find our horse . Time for Rambo to take us home now ...
... was literally being thrown up in the air as he tried to sleep.
We woke at first light all parched, tired and black and blue. There was a nice sunrise but it didn't really make up for the lack of sleep.
The air was dry with a whiff of burning wood, and outside the landscape had changed. Lush paddy fields had made way for dusty scrubland studded with palms. Through the frame of our train window Burma rolled past like a film ...
... walked in after us. It wasn't a very nice restaurant, but I am sure everyone else thought the same as we did, well they are busy so it must be ok... hmmm. I have tried to limit the number of photos of temples, but it is quite hard. We are also starting to see the same people again and again, so people who were on the boat with us we now see in temples, restaurants and sometimes on other bikes. For lunch we had an amazing... let me reiterate... amazing baguette with ...
... from sap. Afterwards the lacquer is carved, then the whole thing is dyed, with the dye only sticking to the carved parts. This process is repeated four times, with a different color being added each time. Small pieces, like a cup, would take a few weeks to complete, while the larger pieces could take two years. The final result is an incredibly intricate, beautiful design on a sturdy but light piece of ...